Tags: K12 Education

Benefits of Whiteboards in the Classroom
13 Oct

Benefits of Whiteboards in the Classroom

Benefits of Whiteboards in the Classroom Teachers face the challenge of keeping students engaged every day, but one solution to this problem is one of the simplest learning tools in the classroom: the traditional whiteboard.  Writable surfaces can be easily integrated into the learning space by adding mobile whiteboards, mini handheld whiteboards, whiteboard tabletop surfaces,...
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Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning Space
06 Oct

Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning Space

Transforming a Nearly Century-Old School Building into a Modern Learning SpaceWith MiEN’s help, the staff at Robert D. Johnson Elementary School replaces a nearly 100-year-old building with a modern, collaborative learning space that its students and teachers love. Open since 1923, Robert D. Johnson Elementary School of Fort Thomas, Ken., will soon hit its 100-year-old...
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Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning Spaces
16 Sep

Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning Spaces

Cumberland Trace Elementary School Creates Active Teaching & Learning SpacesWorking with MiEN, the school outfits its newly-constructed building with seating, tables and fixtures that support active teaching and learning for groups of all sizes. When Cumberland Trace Elementary School in Bowling Green, Ken., set out to construct a new school building this year, it wanted...
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4 Reasons Why School Libraries Still Matter
02 Sep

4 Reasons Why School Libraries Still Matter

4 Reasons Why School Libraries Still Matter Author: Dr. Christina Counts From K-12 to higher ed, a shift in school needs and technology has led school libraries to reimagine how they support students and educators in their learning communities. Schools are implementing new learning standards, and many have integrated technology-enabled instruction into their daily curriculum....
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5 Functions of Active Learning Classrooms
11 Aug

5 Functions of Active Learning Classrooms

5 Functions of Active Learning Classrooms Active learning classrooms are more than just learning spaces outfitted with technology. These engaging and dynamic learning environments support new pedagogy, active learning, and students’ development of essential skills. Implementing active learning spaces puts a greater focus on creativity, critical thinking, communication, and collaboration in schools and supports modern...
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Modern Food Court Design Ideas: For Schools, Universities, and Offices
30 Jul

Modern Food Court Design Ideas: For Schools, Universities, and Offices

Modern Food Court Design Ideas: For Schools, Universities, and Offices Author: Dr. Christina Counts Modern food courts and cafeterias in K-12 schools, universities, and office spaces have transformed into places for more than just eating. While these spaces offer quick and convenient meal options for busy students and employees, they also provide practical spaces for...
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5 Steps to Establish a Collaborative Learning Environment When Designing New Learning Facilities
27 Jul

5 Steps to Establish a Collaborative Learning Environment When Designing New Learning Facilities

5 Steps to Establish a Collaborative Learning Environment When Designing New Learning Facilities Not all schools have designated spaces for collaborative learning, so sometimes student collaboration must take place in the hallway, cafeteria, or other makeshift spaces. While finding multiple ways to use a learning space can be great for space efficiency, designing intentional collaborative...
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